Vernonia has a population of 2,139. During the past three years, Vernonia saw 83 arrests. For 2016, the Vernonia's arrest rate totaled 70.13 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 78.59% makes Vernonia lower than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 5 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Vernonia also totaled 10 arrests for property crimes during 2016. When compared to Rainier and Scappoose, Vernonia is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Vernonia had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Vernonia averaged 5 violent crimes and 10 non-violent crimes.
The city of Vernonia experienced 28 violent crimes during 2007-2016. Of that total, 4 was for legacy rape. The aggravated assault total was 24.
It is situated in Columbia county, Oregon with a total number of 4 employees - 0 female, 3 male officers and 1 civilians. Vernonia PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OR0050500, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.